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Is it ok to often use antibiotic cream on the skin for itch?I often use fusidic acid cream

Is it ok to often use antibiotic cream on the skin for itch?I often use fusidic acid cream

Not recommended: As harmless as an antibiotic cream might seem, it is actually absorbed into the skin and the rest of the body. That means different germs 'see' this medication and can generate resistance to it - which may be an issue down the road. (Hopefully never but you can't predict the future). Better to find out what exactly is causing the rash and base your treatment on that. A dermatologist may be of help ...Read more

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Is fusinol which contains fusidic acid and beclomethasone dipropuonate ..safe in pregnancy as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Is fusinol which contains fusidic acid and beclomethasone dipropuonate ..safe in pregnancy as m 7 mnths pregnant. .

Yes but: Used as directed it is safe,containing an antibiotic and a topical steroid. However postpartum it does appear in breast milk and needs to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do ! allergic reaction on face in ! form red patchs dt.Top.Fusidic acid antib. Can leave any hypepig. Or marks when it fades?Btw im fitzpatrick score3

Do ! allergic reaction on face in ! form red patchs dt.Top.Fusidic acid antib. Can leave any hypepig. Or marks when it fades?Btw im fitzpatrick score3

Probably not: You are having an allergic reaction to a topical antibiotic cream. Stop usung it and take an antihistamine if you are red and itching. Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help this. When the allergic reaction stops it will go away and your skin will not hyperpigment. Avoid ever putting antibiotic cream on your face it is oily and can cause acne. ...Read more

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My derm.Lanced me somemilia onface then i put fusidic acid on!wound.4 ds later red patchs.He toldme its allergy but iused thiscream a lot & nothig happ?

My derm.Lanced me somemilia onface then i put fusidic acid on!wound.4 ds later red patchs.He toldme its allergy but iused thiscream a lot & nothig happ?

Allergic now: Your body needs to have been exposed to a substance before to become sensitized to it. This is why babies have few allergies compared to adults. Stop the medicine as your dr advised and ask if should use Hydrocortisone cream to speed resolution of the red patches. ...Read more

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What happens if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

What happens if I accidentally swallowed a drop of fusidic acid eye drops will it harm me?

Eye drops: The drops are mild,for the yes,any drops used in eyes,go through tear ducts in nose,and there on to throat,as in tears we swallow them ...Read more

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My dermatologist inject my keloid and its flattening.She ask me to apply the fusidic acid on the keloid on my chest. What is the use of fusidic acid ?

My dermatologist inject my keloid and its flattening.She ask me to apply the fusidic acid on the keloid on my chest. What is the use of fusidic acid ?

Two possibilities: This medication is a combination of an antibiotic (fusidic acid) and a corticosteroid (hydrocortisone). The antibiotic will help prevent infection and the topical steroid may help shrink the keloid. ...Read more